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    Re: SNOT at large angles
    From: Frank Reed CT
    Date: 2004 Oct 31, 21:20 EST
    Alex E wrote:
    "ERD          0.5       0.3'      0.3'      0.3'      0.3
    It look like my sextant has some arc distortion at large arcs.
    I am going to make a table of it using star-to-star distances."

    There may be other issues, too. Such large angles are difficult to observe for a variety of reasons from shaky hands to telescope collimation. If there *is* arc error, once it's measured, it's easy to correct for, of course.

    Frank R
    [ ] Mystic, Connecticut
    [X] Chicago, Illinois
       
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